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Nevada ranked best state for trucker salaries

Jun 25, 2019 at 09:48 AM CST

Some states are more truck-friendly than others when it comes to pay. According to Seek Business Capital’s Best and Worst States for Truck Drivers list, Nevada is the best. Although not a state, Washington, D.C., ranks as the worst. According to Seek Business Capital, demand for truck drivers is up, which means so are salaries. Pay for truckers in nearly every state has gone up, but some states have larger salaries than others. Although the report mentions the possibility of either a driver shortage or a driver retention problem, one solution to either one is raising pay for drivers. Nevada leads states with largest average annual trucker driver wages relative to the average worker in that state, and by a rather wide margin: